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KCSMMHZ
Feb 1, 2013 2:30pm PST
. the german defense minister opened the conference by focusing on the current conflicts in syria and moly -- mali and emphasizing the importance of ongoing cooperation between europe and the united states. them in the united nations has been gridlocked over syria for months, and often, these occasions provide a more informal opportunity for an exchange of ideas. one of the most prominent speakers will be vice president joe biden of the u.s., and he stopped off in berlin on the way to the meeting. >> the u.s. vice-president peter were when visit to the german capital and his first to the german chancellery. he held an equally brief press conference after talks with chancellor merkel, giving high praise for trans-atlantic relations. the two reportedly discussed conflicts in syria and moly -- mali but made no public statements on the matter. his next stop is munich for an annual security conference, a meeting of high-ranking international policy makers, and mali and syria will be at the top of the agenda. >> the situation in the entire region is very dangerous, and we have to prevent it
PBS
Jan 29, 2013 6:30pm PST
and nightly curfew had been widely ignored. the defense minister has warned that the country could collapse if the political chaos continues. soldiers have given the police authority to arrest civilians, but the protest will likely continue. demonstrators are determined to force out president morsi, but he is continuing with business as usual. tomorrow, he scheduled to make his first official visit to berlin. >> investigators in brazil are still trying to establish how a nightclub escape official scrutiny and became a deathtrap for hundreds of young people. >> it was the venue for a concert with indoor part text that led to a devastating fire. 231 people died in the blaze, mostly college students. >> thousands took to the streets of santa maria on monday night in a peaceful protest. they wore white to honor the victims and demanded justice. earlier, residents created a memorial outside the nightclub for those who died inside in the blaze. >> the country is in mourning, and we feel the need to share the pain of the people who are suffering. we are here, and we just do not have words
PBS
Jan 30, 2013 6:30pm PST
. >> welcome back. as we heard earlier, each of its president has been in berlin today on the defensive as his government faces its biggest test so far. >> opposition groups accuse him of betraying the revolution. they've been out on the streets demanding that he form a new unity government with them taking part. supporters reject that and say that he is moving egypt in the right direction. >> both of those views are represented right here in berlin. here's more on a debate that goes far beyond each of its borders. >> living in berlin net for more than a year now studying political science, she keeps herself informed on the politics of egypt through close contact with friends and family in cairo. she is worried. >> it is kind of ironic that two years into the resolute -- revolution, we are at the same place with a state of emergency being imposed and people demanding the same thing they were two years ago. it is very telling and very indicative of what the country is going through now, going backwards to what it used to be before. >> she is an active member of a network of artists and prof
PBS
Jan 25, 2013 6:30pm PST
" here on dw. we've got a lot more coming up. stay with us. >> welcome back. germany's defense ministry has come under criticism for its plan to push ahead with plans to buy on drums. >> this is a highly sensitive issue in germany, but the military says the defense could protect troops more effectively on military missions abroad. >> critics say it could steer the country into legally unethical territory. >> they can carry high- resolution cameras, bombs, and missiles. they can be controlled from the other side of the planet, launching deadly assaults without risk to the operator. the german government has reportedly not yet given the go- ahead to any combat drums, but the german defense ministry has raised eyebrows by calling their use ethically neutral. >> i would like to repeat our position that essentially, a weapon system is not unethical in itself. that is, unless it is a weapon that is generally despised such as a cluster bomb or biological agent. >> the u.s. has long considered combat drones essential for taking on taliban and al qaeda forces in an accessible regions in
CSPAN
Jan 31, 2013 7:00am EST
first hour. as i mentioned earlier, defense nominee chuck hagel will have his confirmation hearing by the senate armed services committee at 9:30 this morning. c-span will be going to that live, so it will be a shortened washington journal. that begins at 9:30 a.m. eastern time live on c-span and on c- span.org. for the next hour, we want to turn our attention to the u.s. auto industry. the annual car show has left detroit and it is now at the washington convention center. our colleague pedro echevarria is at the convention center. host: you will find a mix of automakers' foreign and domestic. we are in the toyota section this morning. talking to us about issues concerning toyota is tom stri cker. his vice-president for technical and regulatory affairs and deals with energy and environmental research. how do you explain your job? it is a fantastic place to be. i'm at the intersection of public policy and advanced technology for environment and safety. if it is a fantastic deal to be in now. it is the wave of the future. advanced vehicles, and advanced technologies. we work with the
CSPAN
Jan 29, 2013 7:00am EST
entitlements and we need additional revenue, we need to raise taxes, and then look at defense spending and government spending, do a series of things to get the country on a better trajectory. when those people say that, there's very few people supporting an mp. even though an overwhelming majority of the country feels that way, it is typical it -- they are typically not actively engaged in supporting members of congress to take that position. members of congress should do what is in the best interest of the country. they should not look at their support systems to help them make decisions. unfortunately, at least in the past, many of them have done that. that is a structural flaw that we need to deal with as a country. if we need to create more support for people who serve in office who take the balance, moderate positions and tried to get things done. right now the incentives on all wrong. i am very sensitive to the position you put forth, you are upset with government. i am too. government has not done what we needed to do to help advance the interests abroad number of american citizens
CSPAN
Jan 26, 2013 7:00am EST
fellow there and is here to talk to us about the recent decision by the defense department to lift the ban on women serving in combat roles. welcome to "washington journal." tell us a little bit about your military service. guest: enlisted in 2000. i wanted to get money to continue my education. the military seemed a great way to pay for graduate school. i was learning arabic on 9/11. it was immediately apparent that my military service was going to be profoundly different. it was no longer a question of if i would go to work, but when and where. i took part of the initial invasion of iraq under the command of general patraeus. even have heard of him. i spent about a year in the middle east and got out after serving five years. my husband sustained a serious injury in the war. host: what kind of were did you do in the military with the linn acrostics background? what kind of action did you see? -- linguistics background? guest: when we first invaded, there was a much stronger need for me to translate because there were not civilian interpreters available at the time. in baghdad i w
CSPAN
Feb 1, 2013 7:00am EST
discuss yesterday's confirmation hearing of former senator chuck hagel to be secretary of defense. later on, looking at how americans across the country are doing financially. we will take those up after this. >> john mccain's 2000 campaign when he ran for president is the most memorable campaign of any that i've ever covered. we will never see it again. facing george w. bush, who had all the republican party backing him and three republican governors and new hampshire and all the money. john mccain held 114 town meetings and he stayed there until every question was answered. you see the light all going off in people's heads, saying when are we going to get a patient's bill of rights? john mccain would say we're not calling to get the patient bill of rights as long as my party is owned and the democratic party is owned. he was candid and was totally open to the press. it was a candor and openness and all calmness -- and welcome nesss. >> mark shields, his career, sunday nights 8:00 on c-span. >> from almost the founding you're able to see fertility rates declining. by the time we
CSPAN
Feb 2, 2013 7:00am EST
financial assistance. guest: i did want to point out that the department of defense is probably like many employers to understand that forming a family through adoption can have expenses that are somewhat unique and often not covered through things like insurance, so to their credit, they stepped up and said, "we want to be part of that as well. we want to be part of helping children find homes." so they do provide assistance to their employees. one of the things we also know about adoption, no matter what type of adoption it is, it comes with expenses, as was talked about by phil. if you are talking about an international adoption, it could be the cost of an agency that assists you abroad. it could be the cost of traveling -- sometimes you travel back and forth to the country three or four times and stay two or three weeks to assist in forming the bond. we know many families make under $80,000 a year combined, so we are not talking about people of great wealth, so these types of programs are important. but congress has done recently is to reauthorize the adoption tax credit, which is ava
CSPAN
Feb 3, 2013 7:00am EST
as best as any weapon we could have. it has been an effective way of putting al qaeda on the defense and keeping them on the run. the president deserves congratulations for being relentlessly consistent and persistent in his drone program. does that mean it has been totally cost free? clearly there have been civilian harmed as a result of some of these drones attacks. that collateral damage is unacceptable and inappropriate. but let's be real. if we did not have a drone program, the homeland would be far more insecure. host: michelle has this point. get out of afghanistan. the russians went broke fighting that war. nothing will ever change there. we underestimate their culture. let's go to doug in boston. caller: the first phrase out of your guests's mouth was the nuclear program. there is no proof of such a program. marc ginsberg is a neo conservative zionist host:. -- host: a response from marc ginsberg. guest: if this individual wants to be educated, he should go to the website of the international atomic agency. if he does not believe that, he will buy the brooklyn bridge. host:
CSPAN
Jan 30, 2013 7:00am EST
recession ended. hurt by the biggest cuts in defense spending in 40 years. also, hurt by fewer exports and sluggish growth in company stockpiles. the economy contracted at an annual rate of 0.1% in the fourth quarter, a sharp slowdown from the 3.1% growth rate from july to september. the surprise contraction could raise fears about the economy's ability to handle tax increases that took effect in january and booming spending cuts. meanwhile, a private survey shows u.s. businesses increased hiring in january compared with a revised december reading. adp said employers added 192,000 jobs. the increase in hiring occurred after congress and the obama administration reached an agreement on january 1, avoiding sharp tax increases and across the board government spending cuts. the chairman of the senate judiciary committee sent in his prepared statement that closing loopholes in the background check system for gun purchases will not run firearm owners said mmm rights to own a gun and is a matter of common sense. after the killing of student and staffers in connecticut it is time to stop recrimina
CSPAN
Jan 28, 2013 7:00am EST
recreation, defense, hunting. we ban clips, drums, strips of more than tablets. prohibit the manufacture of them or their sale or transfer. we are different from the new york state law. we don't require registration of grandfathered weapons. we are also different from the california law in that regard. in a sense, is a little bit more moderate in that regard. host: senator feinstein's judiciary committee meeting in the senate will hold a hearing on january 30 on wednesday to address gun-control. at that hearing will be wayne lapierre, executive vice president and chief executive officer of the national rifle association. one other story from today's paper on this subject is from "usa today" -- the story is in "usa today" by david jackson today. we have about five or 10 minutes left of this segment on the role of the united states on a world stage. i want to go to mike from oklahoma city, oklahoma, on the democratic line. thanks for getting up with us. caller: good morning. i was sitting here listening to some of these people on gun control. [indiscernible] he' these people ca
FOX News
Feb 3, 2013 3:00pm EST
. >> paul: the defense of him would be he came on in 2008 and all the bad decisions had already been made. you can't blame jack lew for other bankers did? >> he is now setting himself up. he is now --. >> paul: is that a fair point in his defense? >> it is fair because a lot of bad bets were already made. whether they could have made some different decisions starting in early 2008, possibly, but i think the key issue for them, his job as secretary of treasury would basically be in charge of spotting risks in the financial marketplace. he is running something called the financial stability oversight council. this is deeming certain companies and identifying risks. was he able to identify any risks at citigroup? >> paul: did he see the iceberg coming. >> right. >> paul: and what would he do if it was headed towards the stocks. >> did he have no idea the risks they were running. no, i saw the risks, why didn't he say anything. i don't remember him being a big whistle-blower in 2008. there are difficult questions for him and this was not a his first job at citi. in 2006 when he first sta
FOX News
Jan 27, 2013 3:00pm EST
just saying in general. >> you areng our defensive coordinator. so don't worry about it it okay, kim? >> i news to that so many americans are finally being given a choice to not join a union. the evidence for that came with department of labor statistics showing union membership had again dropped. now at post world war ii low. a lot of people fleeing were states from indiana and wisconsin which finally passed laws for the first time allowing people to negotiate on their own, not have to pay union dues with which they don't agree. freedom in any context is good, paul. it's nice to see it in the
FOX News
Jan 26, 2013 11:00am PST
hagel hearings, republicans talking they'll give him a tough time as a nom fee for defense secretary. >> what they really failed to do here, paul, not just have a response or press her on the big things and move her off the talking points on the questions that you just asked, but also that bigger question about putting and placing benghazi within the scope of a broader failure of foreign policy. and that's going to have to be what they're going to do if they're going to talk about chuck hagel. highlight the obama failure in this area and that chuck hagel is going to be a yes man for that strategy. if they're not able to do that in a hearing like this, they've been pressing for for months, it does not bowed wede for her-- >> and what about her state and benghazi now a negative concerns and arms control deal with russia, you were not enamored of, i recall. overall, what's her legacy? >> she's one of the most traveled secretary of state and diplomacy to her credit well. and sort of a famous figure who went to many countries. in terms of her influence on obama policy or much of any sort
LINKTV
Jan 28, 2013 2:00pm PST
. minerals vital to national defense were being imported from the third world while unknown quantities waited in alaska. the amounts were assumed to be vast. the alaska lands act would prevent further exploration. within those borders, there's the potential of providing for this nation the 31 minerals which we're importing from the third world. why weren't they developed before this? because the need wasn't there. because it's expensive. if there was debating room on alaska's minerals, there was no debate on the wilderness. it was vast, and it was america's last wilderness, the last wild home for many plants and animals. we could import minerals but not wilderness. we couldn't have both. we'd have to choose. doug scott was the chief lobbyist for the environmentalists. people in future generations will be outraged if we destroy everything natural about this planet in our shortsighted rush to develop everything for short-run economic gain. almost everybody in this country agrees with that. that's why we said to the american people, "write your congressman. "he's about to make
LINKTV
Jan 26, 2013 6:00am PST
to produce a good performance because it is very hard to find gaps in their defense. >> a recent dispute has turned the heat up even more. duesseldorf as been accused of still owing money from a transfer. on top of that, dusseldorf added a cutback in october. conditions are perfect for an explosive derby. >> to tennis now, and the australian open with the women's final is open. the world number one retains her title. on sunday, a repeat of last year's men's final. now, the most dangerous ski race in the world is under way. downhill alpine races are currently flying down a slope in the austrian alps. the italian leads the way, but with many competitors reaching speeds approaching 140 kilometers an hour, there have been some spectacular accidents, like this high-speed crash. fortunately, he was not injured and was even able to walk away. good for him. the good news for you is we will be back at the top of the hour. do not go away. for the models, at two seconds is not much time to impress. >> of tech, let's take a picture. >> those who get a picture taken in with a good chance. ove
KCSMMHZ
Jan 25, 2013 5:30pm PST
nemesis of the launch. they used data from ships in the defense system. they said the missiles had three stages and flew from north korea's northwest coast toward the south. they said it appeared to turn westward over the east china sea over south korea. they saw something from the third stage go into orbit, what north korea called a satellite and they say it's still there. they point out any rocket that puts a satellite into orbit needs to change course by adjusting its thrust. so the japanese defense officials say the north koreans appear to have improved their control technology. a former admiral of japan's maritime self-defense force said leaders need to keep a close watch on the north koreans. he warns they may develop the technology to put long-range ballistic missiles into service. >>> prime minister shinzo abe is taking a new action over a decades-old issue involving korea. agents from the nation abducted citizens in the 1970s and 1980s, and it's unclear whether the ab dua abductees are alive or dead. they decided to get all ministers involved in the abduction task force in
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